Practical jokes with Artemus Ward, including the story of The man who fought cats, by Mark Twain [pseud.] and other humourists.

Author
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London, J. C. Hotten [1872]
Description
1 p. ., [vii]-xvi, [17]-176 p. 18 cm.

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Subject(s)
Ward, Artemus, 1834-1867 [Browse]
Library of Congress genre(s)
Fiction [Browse]
Contents
--Preliminary.--Introduction.--Mark Twain's first interview with Artemus Ward.-- A "Goak" by Artemus Ward.--Artemus Ward.--The man who fought cats.--Mark Twain at Niagrara Falls.--Rigging the market.--Sending them through.--Mark Twain's first literary venture.--How Mark Twain was sold in Newark.--Mark Twain's office bore.--About that dog.--Results of kindness to a cockroach.--A book review.--Advice to young men.--That book agent.--The miners and the "Heathen Chinee".--Mark Twain on letter writing.--An Enoch Arden Mormon.--Dr. Mulligrub's bitters.--Mark Twain's fine old man.--Mark Twain's tone-imparting committee.--Extraordinary fishing.--A whopper!--Mark Twain's remarkable stranger.--A perfect cure.--To raise poultry.--Mark Twain's Californian experience.--"Call a man."--Editorial skits.--A melting story.--Buying a corner lot.--"The Union--right or wrong?"--A California crow story.--The unsophisticated infant.--Mark Twain's disgraceful persecution of a boy.--Just one more.
LCCN
37008305
OCLC
2053659
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